Serena Williams Always Wears These 5 Beauty Trends & No One Has Noticed

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It's safe to say that Serena Williams is winning. She's got a clothing line. She's standing up for women on and off the court. She's definitely winning at motherhood — have you seen her adorable daughter? — and now, after years in the spotlight, she's still winning the red carpet beauty game.
In fact, TMZ reported back in March that the tennis star filed to trademark the name Aneres, which could potentially be a beauty line. Given Williams' love of big hair, pretty lipstick, and dope manicures on and off the court, we have a feeling that it's going to be good. While we're waiting (with baited breath) on more news — and hopefully product details — let's take a look at Williams' tried and true beauty go-tos.
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1. Power Ponytails

When you're winning titles and making history, you're probably a little too busy to make a fuss about your hair. Which is probably why we've seen Williams in her fair share of updos on and off the court... including this gilded, segmented 'do that was created by Vernon François.

"Serena’s Versace dress was the inspiration for this hairstyle," he told us. "With the gold detail and padded shoulders, the look needed to give face, so I was like, 'Ponytail it is!' Snatching her hair up, away from the face, like this works well because it emphasizes the features."
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Photo: Via @serenawilliams.
She even rocks the look while wearing protective styles, like these long and gorgeous cornrows...
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Photo: Via @serenawilliams.
... The same ones that she wore at the royal wedding. Accessorized with a fascinator, of course.
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2. Pink Lips

You can always count on Williams to give you a pretty-in-pink pout, whether she's on the carpet or playing around with Instagram filters. It's been reported by Blaq Vixen Beauty that one of her go-tos is Smashbox Lipstick in Splendid with Sephora Collection Lip Gloss in In the Buff, which looks exactly like the look she's wearing here.
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3. Rosy Blush

Sir John (who created Williams' Met Gala 2017 look) told us that a little bit of well-placed blush is all you need to make your face come alive. Williams consistently relies on this trick to bring life to her visage, typically choosing a deep pink shade worn on the apples of her cheeks. Tip: Glossier's Cloud Paint in Haze is a brown-girl friendly pick that goes on so easy and creamy, you don't even need a brush to bend it.
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Photo: Via @serenawilliams.
4. Big, Beautiful Brows

Come on, now... you know we couldn't do a Serena Williams beauty slideshow without calling out her impressive arches. Sis has a mean eyebrow game, and doesn't care what the haters think. “I let them grow out,” she told People Style. “I went a year without touching them, so everyone was making fun of me, because I wanted them to grow out like crazy. So I literally didn’t touch them for a year, and I was totally okay with it.” Her secret? Conditioner and tea tree oil.
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Photo: Via @Serenawilliams.
5. A World Of Curls

Fearless women don't shrink back when it comes to their glam — they go big or go home. Williams loves to turn up the volume with her curls, and often wears extensions that match her naturally curly texture. Tip: If you heat style, try creating a really tight curl pattern, then use a Denman brush to loosen it afterwards. See a tutorial here.
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Photo: Via @serenawilliams.
There's no telling if this is Williams' actual 'fro, but all of that volume is still real-life glorious.
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You can also count on Serena to bring out the voluminous curls for magazine shoots, including her cover for Harper Bazaar UK's July 2018 issue. This windswept hair was perfect for the dreamy beach backdrop.
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